Election in a Complete Network with a Sense of Direction

@article{Loui1986ElectionIA,
  title={Election in a Complete Network with a Sense of Direction},
  author={Michael C. Loui and Teresa A. Matsushita and Douglas B. West},
  journal={Inf. Process. Lett.},
  year={1986},
  volume={22},
  pages={185-187}
}
Consider a complete network of N asynchronous processors. Every pair of processors is joined by a bidirectional link. Each processor has a unique integer identifier ( id) . The Election Problem is to identify the processor with the largest id. Fix a Hamiltonian cycle that includes all the processors. The network has a sense of direction [6] if at each processor the label on each link gives the distance along this Hamil tonian cycle to the processor at the other end of the link. In particular… CONTINUE READING

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